Sporadic Lobbying: A Duel of Ideas, or a Game with no Rules?
The activities of non-governmental organizations, the regulatory work of executive authorities and, finally, the legislative process itself are spheres where lobbying, be it open or covert, is an indispensable element of public governance. However, in today’s collective consciousness, this statement will likely have a negative connotation due to its relationship to such concepts as nepotism, protectionism and, in a wider sense, illegitimate gain for certain individuals.
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